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to an end. the first american to orbit the earth says we're making a big mistake. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, our lead story tonight is in the what will they think of next category, on it's >>> good evening, our lead story tonight is in the what will they think of next category, on it's deadly serious because it has to do with the latest ways terrorists are figuring out to bring down an aircraft. we talk a lot about airline security, what gets through, what doesn't. and this scenario, in the form of a warning from the feds, may be a nightmare scenario. explosives inside a passenger, surgically placed within the body of a living human being who is willing to give their life to the cause. it's a grisly business, but just the threat of it could change air travel. we want to get more from pete williams at national airport in d.c. pete, good evening. >> brian, officials stress tonight there's no indication of any plot under way to actually do this, but they say al qaeda operatives have ta
. now back to you in the studio. >> going to be a big ten days with hundreds of thousands of people in town to see the dalai lama. >> and it's going to be busy down there for sure. >> and hot and steamy. let's find out from tom kierein, what the next several days are going to be like. >> i'd better get used to it. it's july in washington. >>> we don't have any showers on radar near washington. 75 miles south and west in the central shenandoah valley a few showers advancing to the north. there's the hazy sky over montgomery county. sort of a lilac haze. live picture from the skywatcher camera. near 80 during the midmorning. we'll have quite a bit of clouds overhead. chance of storms developing later this afternoon and evening. there's a slight risk they will be severe mainly south of washington, and then tomorrow another hazy, hot, humid day. temperatures around 90 during the afternoon of the scattered afternoon and evening storms likely. could get some on friday as well as into friday night and into very early saturday morning. although it looks like it will be pretty much done for
of a big bipartisan meeting on the looming debt crisis. brian mooar is on capitol hill now with more on this. brian? >> hey there, jim. those twitter messages are limited to 140 characters, but the tweeter in chief was allowed to go a little bit longer. >> here's a tweet. >> from the whitehouse, president obama hosted the first-ever twitter town hall. a question and answer session that started with a hardball. >> what mistakes have you made in handling this recession, and what would you do differently? >> one would have been to explain to the american people that it was going to take a while for us to get out of this. >> reporter: the white house says the questions were both written and chosen by twitter users. >> our next question comes from someone you may know. this is speaker boehner. >> oh, there you go. >> after embarking on a record spending binge that left us deeper in debt, where are the jobs? >> what he's right about is that we have not seen fast enough job growth relative to the need. >> reporter: the twitter town hall came on the eve of a white house debt ceiling showdown
through, and it's the winds from the thunderstorm. often the thunderstorms die and send out a big gust of wind, and then, of course, the sandy soil and dust just picks up and blows right through, and the phoenix area is where you saw those pictures from, but that was also widespread all through southern portions of arizona and now those thunderstorms producing flooding around lake havisu city. 102 in dallas. it was 104 in oklahoma city. this area has not caught a break. much of the country was very warm. how is this? we've now had in oklahoma city, 16 100 degree days this year. that's more than las vegas whose had 15. can you see dallas, san anthony, many areas, even austin at 21 are on this list. normally phoenix and tucson are. we expect that today. that's a look at the national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today we'll call it 93 in philadelphia. many areas of the country are very warm. you notice there's going to be a lot of pop-up thunderstorms. very typical of summertime weather through the southeast. also around chicago a chance of a storm today
in the housing market hasn't bottomed out yet, as quickly as he expected. he says that's been a big drag on the economy. >>> the new head of the international monetary fund held her first news conference today. christine la guard was elected after a sex crimes arrest forced dominique strauss-kahn to resign. >> now, you might be surprised that i'm here so soon after my election. i thought it was necessary to come back to d.c. very promptly, simply because there are many issues that need to be addressed. and those issues cannot wait for yet another summer holiday. so here i am. and for good. >> christine lagarde is the first woman to lead the imf. she is a former french finance minister. meanwhile, her predecessor is still sorting through legal issues. today strauss-kahn's defense team attended a meeting at the manhattan district attorney's office for about an hour and a half. afterward, the defense team would say only that the meeting was productive. it was expected that prosecutors might try to persuade strauss-kahn to plead to a lesser charge. but his attorneys have said all along they
will she go? that's the big question at this point. we do know from defense sources that they had a plan in place long before the verdict that if it was not guilty, they would move her to an undisclosed location. and for the first time in three years, try to keep casey anthony out of the spotlight. that plan is still in place. they do plan to move her somewhere out of the glare of the cameras, away from everything for now. and as her attorney, jose baez said, give her some time to grieve. that was his words immediately following the verdict, for her to grieve and understand what it's like to be out of jail after being behind bars for three years. so the idea, at least from the defense team, at this point is they will move her away and make sure she stays out of the tvs glare, out of the limelight for a while. >> jay, what are they going to do about security? the public is not happy with this verdict. and believes that she did this and has gotten away with murder. so i would imagine that if i were her attorneys, i would want to provide some security for her so there isn't any vigilante ju
morning. we have a big crowd spending it with us on the plaza. stepping outside to say hello in a little bit. in the meantime, inside studio 1a, i'm ann curry alongside mt. just ahead, the nation's reaction from casey anthony not guilty verdict. for many, it was a collective gasp of surprise. we'll show you how it's being received coast to coast, and a breakdown of order t. verdict with our team of legal experts. >>> and casey anthony's ex-fiance who testified at this trial will share his reaction in an exclusive live interview. >>> also this morning, after everything that was said during the investigation and trial, all the accusations and finger pointing, where does the anthony family going to go from here? >>> but, let's begin this half hour with how the not guilty verdict is playing out across the country. nbc's jeff rossen is outside our studio with that part of the story. >> good morning to you. i've been out here talking to a lot of people about where they were when the verdict came in. some people on the plaza told me they were on a train and watched on their mobile phones. other
-2. congrats. >>> facebook founder mark zuckerberg will make a big announcement today that he's calling, quote, something awesome. tech insiders say he could unveil a video chat powered by skype. the other speculation is that facebook's long awaited app for apple's ipad could finally be ready info yto launch, or that unveil a smart app for smart phones. >>> preacher who predicted this year's doomsday is now in a nursing home. >> october 21, 2011, and at that time, the whole world will be destroyed. >> that's harold kcamping makin his predictions of the apocalypse. he predicted judgment day would happen may 21st. his media empire spent millions of dollars for billboards to promote his message. and he also said the end of the world would be october 21st of this year. >> stay with us. "news 4 today" continues at 5:00 a.m. >>> if you're young and cute in america, you can get away with murder. >> yes, they had a lot of circumstantial evidence, but they didn't have concrete
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picks up his second career big-league win. now in arlington, texas. rangers looking to rebound after getting blown out by -- here we go. this is going to help the o's. first batter of the game. j.j. hardy gives the orioles an early lead. crushes it into the orioles bull pen for a lead-off home run. that would be his third lead-off home they are year. the orioles were up 1-0. bottom of the seventh now, 2-1 orioles, runners on the corners for josh hamilton who hits jim johnson's pitch to left field. reimold can't get to it. a run scores. tries to throw the runner out at third and the ball gets away and elvis andrus comes home to put the rangers up, 3-2. johnson not a happy camper. the rangers go on to beat the orioles, 4-2. the castles open their season at home against the defending champions kansas city explorers who made it tough. venus williams did not have the best performance tonight losing both her singles and women's doubles matches. however, that's why they call it world team tennis. the castles pulled through beating kansas city. venus williams back m the court tonight after b
-- >> reporter: when they won the lottery. that big check bought them out of debt, but they spent little else. all you did with your house is put in a heat pump and siding? >> and a driveway. >> reporter: for the car that carries him to work, five years later. some students were worried he might quit. >> man, we're going to miss you like crazy. >> reporter: tyrone, you could be sleeping at 4:00 in the morning. >> you could be dog stuff. that's my philosophy. >> reporter: for "today," bob dotson, nbc news, with an american story in seattle, washington. >> well, good for him. we wish him all the best. >>> stocks are a little changed in today's early going. let's check in with cnbc's julia boorstin. she has more on that and the rest of the day ease business headlines. good day to you, julia. >> good morning, eun. it's another choppy, thin volume session, and stocks are up, but just slightly. the nasdaq up by nearly 5 points with, the s&p 500 up just a fraction of a point. banks among the worst performers of the day while consumer staples stocks are gaining. >>> prosecutors are meeting with lawye
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